Monday, October 14, 2013
Demon king Ravana
Photos from Hindu festivals in India, including Navaratri, Dussehra and Durga Puja, where every year during the lunar month of Ashwin or Kartik (September-October), Hindus observe ten days of ceremonies, rituals, fasts and feasts in honor of the supreme mother goddess, and are concluded with Dusehra, a festival to celebrate the triumph of good over evil.
Photo caption: Bubul Haque, an Indian artist, prepares an effigy of the demon king Ravana as part of Dussehra festival celebrations, in Gauhati India, Sunday, Oct. 13 2013. The festival commemorates the victory of Hindu god Rama over demon king Ravana, and a celebration of the victory of good over evil. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
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